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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

409th Bombardment Group (L)

ETO 1944 - 1945 9th Air Force

 

A-20 A-26

 
409th Bombardment Group (L) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 409th Bombardment Group (L) Marker
Inscription.

640th Bomb Sqdn 641st Bomb Sqdn
642nd Bomb Sqdn 643rd Bomb Sqdn
Headquarters
and All Support Units

In honor of our departed comrades
whose sacrifices contributed
to victory in Europe, WWII

Dedicated: 31 May 1996


 
Erected 1996 by Veterans of the 490th Bombardment Group.
 
Location. 39° 46.763′ N, 84° 6.751′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial Wall #1, 021) is in the Memorial Park of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with museum access off Springfield Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton OH 45433, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 47th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); AC-130A Spectre Gunship II (here, next to this marker); SSgt Forrest Ray Cope (here, next to this marker); 504th Bomb Group (VH) (here, next to this marker); Frederick W. Kaufmann, Colonel, USAF (here, next to this marker); USAF Pilot Class 1954E (here, next to this
Memorial Wall #1 Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1 Detail
marker); Michael Slepecky, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Army Air Corps Flying Cadet Class 41-B (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Regarding 409th Bombardment Group (L). The Association published the History of the 409th Bomb Group (L) : European Theater of Operations, World War II in the mid-late 1990s.
 
Also see . . .
1. 409th Bombardment Group Lineage. (Submitted on May 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Rag Tag 409 History Blog. (Submitted on May 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 409th Bombardment Group History and Photos. (Submitted on May 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on May 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Memorial Wall #1
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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